Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III
Separated from strong oxidants. Keep in a well-ventilated room.
TIN (II) CHLORIDE DIHYDRATE
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.
Chemical dangers Upon heating, toxic fumes are formed. Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. The substance is a strong reducing agent. It reacts violently with oxidants.
Formula: SnCl2. 2H2O
Molecular mass: 225.6
Decomposes at 652°C Melting point: 38°C Density: 2.71 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: >100 (very good)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 2 mg/m3, as TWA
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
The apparent melting point caused by loss of crystal water is given.
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